Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014
NAPW honors Donna Ames as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for coordinating clinical trials with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and more than 300 Local Chapters.
“When I started working as an Administrative Assistant in an oncology clinical trials department I knew I found my true calling,” said Donna Ames.
Her passion for the work did not go unnoticed and led to a promotion in management. Ms. Ames is now Senior Manager, Clinical Project Lead at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A compassionate understanding for her patients led Ms. Ames to participate in fundraising events for clinical research in many different therapeutic areas including cancer, AIDS, diabetes, cardiovascular and renal diseases.
“The pharmaceutical industry makes me feel like I am a contributing member of society with a social conscience,” says Ms. Ames, whose prior positions include Clinical Site Manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Senior Medical Research Associate at Boehringer-Ingelheim. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut State University in consortium with Southern Connecticut State University.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.